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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Jill Lepore

Did you know the man who invented the lie detector also created Wonder Woman? Me either. I've admitted here before my general lack of comics knowledge and I did not feel out of my element with this one. Lepore gives you more than enough background to understand the cultural and personal significance that Wonder Woman garnered during her many years in print. And while it was William Moulton Marston that conceived of her, it was the complicated and brilliant women in his life that inspired her creation. Deeply researched, this book pulls from newly uncovered diaries and letters to reveal an interesting and complex history behind our favorite Amazonian princess. 

Widow Basquiat: A Love Story

Widow Basquiat: A Love Story

Station Eleven

Station Eleven